Dr Alessandro Lanfranchi, carbonate sedimentologist, geologist

Alessandro Lanfranchi B.Sc. M.Sc. Ph.D.

Senior Carbonate Sedimentologist

Alessandro specialised in carbonate sedimentology, stratigraphy and diagenesis at Milan University and joined Oolithica in 2011. His main areas of interest are the Jurassic of Western Tethys and the African Central Atlantic province, though he has an excellent outcrop-based knowledge of a wide range of carbonate deposystems spanning the Triassic to the Miocene. He believes strongly in the value of integrating subsurface datasets with outcrop analogues to improve prospect evaluation. He has recently developed an interest in seismic tectonostratigraphy.

Alessandro Lanfranchi B.Sc. M.Sc. Ph.D.

Dr Alessandro Lanfranchi, carbonate sedimentologist, geologist

Senior Carbonate Sedimentologist

Alessandro specialised in carbonate sedimentology, stratigraphy and diagenesis at Milan University and joined Oolithica in 2011. His main areas of interest are the Jurassic of Western Tethys and the African Central Atlantic province, though he has an excellent outcrop-based knowledge of a wide range of carbonate deposystems spanning the Triassic to the Miocene. He believes strongly in the value of integrating subsurface datasets with outcrop analogues to improve prospect evaluation. He has recently developed an interest in seismic tectonostratigraphy.

Alessandro's recent publications are listed below.

F. Berra,  A. Lanfranchi,  P.L. Smart,  F.F. Whitaker,  P. Ronchi (2016)  Forward modelling of carbonate platforms: Sedimentological and diagenetic constraints from an application to a flat-topped greenhouse platform (Triassic, Southern Alps, Italy).  Marine & Petroleum Geology, Available online October 2016.

Valentina Marzia Rossi, Fabrizio Berra, Alessandro Lanfranchi and Flavio Jadoul (2012)  Paleo-Strait Clastic Carbonate Sandbodies, Bonifacio Basin, Corsica.  AAPG Search and Discovery Article #50604

Alessandro Lanfranchi, Fabrizio Berra, Flavio Jadoul (2011) Compositional changes in sigmoidal carbonate clinoforms (Late Tithonian, eastern Sardinia, Italy): insights from quantitative microfacies analyses,  Sedimentology, v58(7),  pp 2039-2060.

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